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United States. Army. Army, 3rd

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Yonkin collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box 16 (98.0386-98.0409), Folder: 98.0386 - Folder 1
Identifier: 98.0386
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 17 articles, which all pertain to either Francis Yonkin or the 11th Armored Division/3rd Army during World War II as they moved through Europe following the invasion of Normandy during World War II. Also included are 20 photographs, which include some of Francis Yonkin, and also prints of Nazi officers (in Paris at restaurants), and also photographs of tanks and the 11th Armored, as well as stock photographs of General Eisenhower, Churchill, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt (possibly from the Tehran Conference).

Dates: Created: 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/1998

George Harris papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 23 (00.0657-00.0699), Folder: 00.0694
Identifier: 00.0694
Scope and Contents

George D. Harris (Army Air Corps, 1942-1945) trained as a radioman and gunner on a B-17 and was assigned to the 91st Bomb Group in England in 1943. His collection contains a photocopy of three articles from the American Ex-Prisoners of War Bulletin from January 1996 and a copy of his oral history interview conducted on February 26, 2003.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2000

Herman John Daum Collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box 2 (07.0075-07.0157), Folder: 07.0093
Identifier: 07.0093
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Master Sergeant Herman J. Daum who served with the 673rd Engineer Topographic Company and was attached to General George S. Patton's 3rd Army. The collection contains personal papers associated with Master Sergeant Daum's service in the United States Army during World War II including his promotion certificate, Bronze Star Citation, his wife's Certificate of Citizenship, and photographs of his time in training at Camp Campbell, KY. The collection also contains a wedding photograph and a portrait style photograph of his wife's brother in his Naval uniform. Additionally, this collection contains Master Sergeant Daum's rank insignia, his Bronze Star, and the...
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/2007

Lyle Salisbury transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0122 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0122
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview with Lyle Salisbury who served with the 537th Engineer Light Pontoon Company during World War II in the European Theater from 1944 to January 1946.

He describes seeing the small Regen and Cham concentration camps. He also discusses the camaraderie with German civilians after the war was better than it was with the French.

Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/2006

Rosemary Reed Powell collection

 Collection — 00.0858 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0858
Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal photographs, personal letters, and paper ephemera related to Rosemary Reed Powell who served in the Women's Army Corps with the 3rd Army during World War II.

Dates: 1943-2001; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/22/2000; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-22

Howard P. Rives collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0614
Content Description

This collection relates to Howard P. Rives who served as a First Lieutenant with the Heavy Weapons Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations. Rives received the Silver Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal. The collection contains military personnel records, 94th Infantry Division Veterans' Association papers, veteran reunion papers, correspondence between veterans of the 94th Division, and personal accounts of veterans.

Dates: 1942-2005; Other: Date accessioned: 2000-07-13

John B. Sozzio papers

 Collection — 10.0058-Box 1
Identifier: 10.0058
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant John B. Sozzio who served with the Transportation Corps, 9th Traffic Regulation Group, in the European Theater during World War II. Sozzio was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions during the Ardennes offensive in December 1944 through January 1945. The collection includes a handwritten daily railway log of activities that was maintained by Sozzio, memoirs, photographs, handwritten notes, and military-related documents.

Dates: Created: 1944-2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Hy Wakstein papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 15 (02.0400-02.0424), Folder: 02.0409 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0409
Scope and Contents

Hy Wakstein was a Jewish American serviceman who reached the rank of Staff Sergeant with the 778th Anti-Aircraft-Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self Propelled, (served 1943-46) and discusses his experiences as an Army communications officer in the European theater of World War II in this oral history transcript. Wakstein participated in the Battle of the Bulge, and his division advanced further east into Germany than any other American division.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2001